Please excuse the light reflections.
This is a picture of the actual piece.
Shinsha yusai yunomi from Shinemon kiln
The deep ruby color, called cinnabar due to its resemblance to the natural mineral,is achieved when the copper in the glaze meets an intense reducing fire in the kiln. The piece is fired at 1300 degrees centigrade for many hours.
Approx. size: diameter 7.8cm / 3"; height 8.5cm / 3.3",
Approx. vol. 250 ml / 8.4 oz,
Made in Arita, Japan
US$ 63.00 (Shipping charges not included.)